Isocyanic

Isocyanic

I`so*cy*an"ic\, a. [Iso- + cyanic.] (Chem.) Designating an acid isomeric with cyanic acid.

Isocyanic acid, an acid metameric with cyanic acid, and resembling it in its salts. It is obtained as a colorless, mobile, unstable liquid by the heating cyanuric acid. Called technically carbimide.
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